Episode 182 – Spending Like A Sailor On Leave

Have you ever watched someone make questionable spending decisions?   That’s usually ok if they are the only people who are affected, but what if someone else’s life is impacted by poor spending decisions?  This is […]

Spending Like a Sailor on Leave

They got some money, and they blew through a ton of it. Considering their situation, was it OK to do so?

Episode 181 – Cruise Ships and COVID Consequences

When COVID hit, many business journalists chronicled the outsized impact it had on the Cruise Industry.  What many of them missed was the opportunity cost, not for cruising profits, but for a whole new industry who’s […]

Cruise Ships and COVID Consequences

The cruise ships that should have become condos are now all being pulled apart for scrap metal.

Episode 180 – Why did eBay make such @__hole move? (and other stories of anti-consumer behavior)

eBay, Blockbuster, Dish Network, and even today’s Trucking companies are all carrying on the tradition of putting profits before customers, and not surprisingly, customers are leaving.   It doesn’t have to be like this.   Another new […]

Why did eBay make such @__hole move? (and other stories of anti-consumer behavior)

eBay is following Blockbuster in embracing acceptable customer dissatisfaction the name of shareholder returns.

Episode 179 – Finding the Win-Win with the BIG issues

In a world of US vs. THEM mentality, is their a way to get around it? Can we really find a WIN-WIN on the biggest of issues?  I think their is.  It won’t come cheap, […]

Finding the Win-Win with the BIG issues

If you really get down to it, there is a way to make sure that everyone wins, even with highly debated topics!

Episode 178 – Master, Gypsy, or Aimless: The Familiarity Problem

Some think of it as déjà vu, some just say “Been there, done that”.  Today’s show explores the options for when you get that sense that what you are doing is not interesting because you’ve […]